Posts Tagged ‘Wole’

Watching Wole Soyinka's return to Biafra

Written on October 23rd, 2007 by
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Forty years ago, Nigerian writer Wole Soyinka travelled to Nigeria's secessionist Biafra region to try and calm growing tensions. The visit saw him thrown in jail, forced to spend 22 months in solitary confinement. Now he has returned to meet those who... Read More | Share

VIDEO: Proceedings of US Congressional Hearing on Nigeria of June 7, 2007

Written on June 7th, 2007 by
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VIDEO: Proceedings of US Congressional Hearing on Nigeria of June 7, 2007" Elections, Legitimacy and A Way Forward" http://boss.streamos.com/real/international/af-6-7-07.smi (Proceedings start in earnest after about 10 minutes) For texts... Read More | Share

ESSAY: Thinking The Unthinkable – by Wole Soyinka [or "Madness and Leadership"]

Written on January 1st, 2007 by
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I find this failure in modern society especially strange, since even the average schoolchild know of the histories of Caligula or Nero, even if, admittedly they might not be so deeply immersed in the vagaries of rulership insanity .....Read... Read More | Share

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